2017 Nominee – Jimmy Nelson

Jimmy Nelson Shot
Jimmy Nelson

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Position: Pitcher

Growing up as a Navy kid, Jimmy Nelson has been a consistent supporter of military initiatives such as; USO Milwaukee, Milwaukee VA Medical Center and Fisher House Wisconsin.

Jimmy donates game tickets to active and non‐active military personnel. He also regularly visits veterans’ hospitals in Milwaukee, his hometown in Texas, and when the team is on the road.

Jimmy has provided in‐kind support for a number of military fundraisers. He also attended a luncheon hosted by USO Milwaukee for military families. For the past three years, he has contributed thousands of dollars towards Fisher House Milwaukee and Milwaukee VA Medical Center.

Jimmy participates regularly in the Brewers youth clinics and visiting schools to deliver his anti‐bullying message.